Flexible Spending Accts

A flexible spending account program provides an opportunity to reduce your Federal and Social Security taxable income by funding an account or accounts on a pretax basis. You may obtain reimbursement by submitting documentation of qualified out-of-pocket expenses relating to your account(s).

Flexible Spending Account Types

Summary Guide – Flexible Spending Accounts

Summary Guide Flexible Spending Accounts July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016 (General Info,
Participation Rules and Deadlines)

Frequently Asked Questions about Your Flexible Spending Account

Flexible Spending Account Resources

Once you are enrolled in a Flexible Spending Account, to obtain additional information and resources, please visit UPMC’s MyHealth OnLine. For quick access to your personal information on the UPMC Health Plan’s secure member portal, follow the below instructions:

  1. Click here to access the Human Resources Page in the My Pitt Portal
  2. Select “MyHealth Access” located in the upper right-hand side of the portal page (After authentication takes place in approximately 15 seconds, you will land on the UPMC My Health Online homepage)
  3. Select "Quick Links” from the toolbar on the left-hand
  4. Select "UPMC FlexAdvantage Portal" to be directed to a new window
  5. Please note if you have never been to the portal before, you will be prompted to create security questions. 

Flexible spending accounts are intended to be used for predictable expenses only. Please review the plan details of each flexible spending account prior to enrolling, to determine if a flexible spending account is right for you. You may learn more about the flexible spending accounts in greater detail, including eligible expenses, claim submission deadlines, and claim submission procedures, by calling UPMC Health Plan at 1-888-499-6885.